Zhiye Lin, Pianist
Pianist Zhiye Lin, a native of Shantou, China. He has performed in many venues around the world, such as The Kennedy Center, Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, Kulas Hall and Mixing Hall at Cleveland Institute of Music, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, He Lvding Hall, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall and Ningbo Concert Hall. During his studies, he received Ende Niu Piano Major Scholarship (2009), the People Scholarship of Shanghai Music Middle School Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory Of Music (2010-2015), and YAMAHA Music Scholarship (2016).
He also was the recipient of the first prize of V Category in the Third Piano Competition of NIHON Piano Association in Tokyo, Japan, the 2nd prize of 2014 Spain 2nd Concurso Internacional de Piano“Villa de Xabia”, the Melvin Stecher And Norman Horowitz Second Prize of One-Piano, Four Hands Ensemble in 2016 8th New York International Piano Competition, the 1st prize of High Point University International Piano Competition, the 1st prize of 2019 West Virginia International Piano Competition, the 1st Prize of 2019 Boston Foundation of Chinese Performing Arts International Concerto Competition and the 4th prize of 2020 Singapore International Piano Competition.
In 2007, he began his studies at the middle school affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Ting Zhou. He earned his bachelor degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the guidance of Haesun Paik and is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School under the guidance of Hung-Kuan Chen.